Crystal

  • Digital marketers gain the power of AI and voice control with crystal

    Digital marketers gain the power of AI and voice control with crystal

    It’s pretty difficult to make digital marketing sexy, but crystal is going at it with both barrels. Launched in public beta today at TechCrunch Disrupt’s Startup Alley, the product features beautiful dashboards, smart AI and Siri-like voice control. Its self-learning algorithms can learn when a company’s audiences are most likely to respond to marketing messaging and much more. Read More

  • Google Boots Ad Blockers From Google Play

    Google Boots Ad Blockers From Google Play

    Earlier this week, Samsung rolled out support for ad blocking in the new version of its web browser for mobile devices, the Samsung Internet Browser. Third-party developers quickly responded by launching ad-blocking mobile apps that work with the browser. Now those developers are finding their apps are being pulled from the Google Play, and their updates are being declined. The reason? It… Read More

  • A Day After iOS 9’s Launch, Ad Blockers Top The App Store

    A Day After iOS 9’s Launch, Ad Blockers Top The App Store

    One of the better features in this week’s newly released version of Apple’s mobile operating system, iOS 9, is the ability for users to block ads on mobile websites, along with other content that can slow down browsing and eat away at mobile data plans. And while somewhat of a geekier feature to implement – users have to download apps then head into iOS’… Read More

  • Hands On With Three iOS 9 Content Blockers: 1Blocker, Blockr And Crystal

    Hands On With Three iOS 9 Content Blockers: 1Blocker, Blockr And Crystal

    Apple’s support for ad blockers on the new version of its mobile operating system, iOS 9, launching Wednesday, is poised to change how consumers interact with the web on mobile devices. Following the release, the Apple App Store will distribute applications that allow iPhone and iPad owners to install apps offering extensions for Apple’s Safari web browser that will prevent… Read More

  • Apple Sapphire Supplier GT Advanced Technologies Files For Bankruptcy

    Apple Sapphire Supplier GT Advanced Technologies Files For Bankruptcy

    GT Advanced Technologies, which has a supply relationship with Apple after an agreement struck late last year, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The company will continue to operate as normal despite the filing, which is designed to protect its assets and operating budget from debt while it restructures and re-finances its obligations. Apple’s relationship with GT… Read More

  • Maurice de Mauriac Chronograph Modern Tactical Vision Watch Review

    Get ready for something cool. There are two watches in this article. For the most part they are the same. A pair of Maurice de Mauriac Chronograph Modern watches in 45mm wide steel cases. One is in a DLC black case with a carbon fiber dial, and the other is in a PVD black case with a black dial with white text. Doesn’t look like a white on black dial? That is because of its special crystal. Read More

  • The Myvu Crystal now works with your iPhone 3G

    Ever use the Myvu Crystal? It’s a pair of glasses that has a built-in VGA-quality display. The idea here is that you connect the Crystal to your portable media player or cellphone and you can take immersive audio/video with you wherever you go. That’s the idea, but like I said I haven’t used them so I can’t speak to how well they work. Doug seemed to like it, though. In… Read More

  • Sonoro crystal radio (Har har!)

    Why would Germans bling up a clock radio? We don’t know, but this $2,500 monstrosity can be yours provided you suffer from brain damage. Sonoro Audio, a German designer of high-end audio products, announced Tuesday that it is releasing a clock radio that’s decorated with about 4,000 black and white Swarovski crystallized stones. Yeah, guys. Sorry. There’s a global economic… Read More

  • Dell 'Crystal' display reviewed, save your money

    Maximum PC took a look at Dell’s new 22-inch “Crystal” display and found it to be a bit lacking. It carries a $1,200 price tag, which is apparently “more marketing hype than functionality” and there’s some pretty serious glare, like the reviewers being able to see their reflections during any dark movie scenes, which was pretty distracting. Finally, the… Read More

  • MSI Crystal 945 is a PC in an iMac's Body

    If you’ve been enamored with the iMac’s shape and size, but can’t bring yourself to use OS X, now there’s the MSI Crystal 945. It has the same general shape and style as an iMac – screen, base, speakers enclosed – but you can run Windows. Oh wait, so can an iMac. Nevertheless, the 945 has a Pentium 4 Prescott CPU, integrated graphics, PCI Express… Read More